Special education students need to develop a strong understanding of numbers and how they relate to each other. This deep understanding will hep them learn life skills and be functional in their community. Here are some of the materials and activities we use in order to develop strong math skills in my special education classroom. These ideas are ideal for self-contained settings and students with autism.
LOVE this coin sort for a center activity or assessment! This site has great ideas already made, ready to print out for special education students. I know it is a pre-K site, but this money sorting center would be perfect for any life skills or secondary special education task. Read more at: http://www.growinginprek.com/mathcenter.htm
Our interactive Math & Language Arts Workbooks provide independent work to your students & a HUGE help as you run through the unending list of to-do's at the start of the year! From theautismhelper.com #thautismhelper
Turn Milk into Plastic! - great science experiment to make plastic! Hands on and engaging especially for our older students with special learning needs. A great addition to your Earth Day or Recycling unit. Read more at: http://www.howweelearn.com/turn-milk-into-plastic/